PROGRAM PROFILE

Program Rankings — Theology and Religious Studies, Graduate Theological Union


Program Rankings

Survey Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on 2 measures of quality. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 40 Religion programs


Range of Rankings
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28-36

Regression Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Quality ranking (regression-based) out of 40 Religion programs


Range of Rankings
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6-28

GRE Scores
Source: NRC, 2003-2005

Average Verbal GRE
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640

Financial Support and Tuition

Graduate Tuition and Fees
Source: IPEDS, 2009

All Students

FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$15,320
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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NA
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
$638

Application Fee

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GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION FEE
$40

Living Expenses
Source: IPEDS, 2009

On Campus

ON-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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NA
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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NA

Off Campus

OFF-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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NA
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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NA

Type of Financial Support
Source: SED, 2000–2004

How 2000–2004 Theology and Religious Studies doctorate recipients from Graduate Theological Union paid for their graduate educations


Primary Form of Support

TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP
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3%*
RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP
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0%*
FELLOWSHIP / FOREIGN GOVERNMENT SUPPORT
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9%
OWN FUNDS / LOANS / MONEY FROM FAMILY
77%
OTHER
11%

First Year Support
Source: NRC, 2005

Data for full-time doctoral students in the fall of 2005


First year students with full financial support
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PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS WHO RECEIVED FULL FINANCIAL SUPPORT
67%

Tuition Remission
Source: SED, 2000–2004

Tuition paid by 2000–2004 Theology and Religious Studies doctorate recipients from Graduate Theological Union


Median tuition remission

17%

Amount of Tuition Remission Granted

NO TUITION REMISSION
44%
LESS THAN 1/3 OF TUITION
25%
1/3 TO 2/3 OF TUITION
19%
MORE THAN 2/3 OF TUITION
11%

Graduate School Debt
Source: SED, 2000–2004

Debt for 2000–2004 Theology and Religious Studies doctorate recipients from Graduate Theological Union


Median graduate school debt
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$0

Outcomes for Recent Graduates

Degree Completion
Source: NRC, 2010

Time to Degree

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Median years required to complete a doctorate (full-time and part-time students)

8.0

Completion Rates

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Fraction of students completing a doctorate in 8 years

38%

Employment Outcomes
Source: NRC, 2006 & SED, 2000–2004

Quality Assurance

Program collects outcome data about all of its graduates

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA ABOUT ALL OF ITS GRADUATES
YES

Employment Stats at Graduation

Job / contract / definite commitment
56%
Negotiating with specific organizations
10%*
Still seeking
33%
Other
0%*

Type of Job

(For those with a definite commitment at graduation)

Postdoc
3%*
Educational institution (nonpostdoctoral position)
58%
Private sector
39%
Government
0%

Primary Job Responsibilities

(For those with a definite commitment at graduation)

Research and development
0%*
Teaching
53%
Management or administration
25%
Professional services to individuals
18%

Student Resources

Student Resources
Source: NRC, 2006

Overall Resources

NUMBER OF RESOURCES OFFERED (OUT OF 18)
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11

Health Insurance

STUDENTS RECEIVE HEALTH INSURANCE
NO

Structured Oversight

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA
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YES
ANNUAL STUDENT REVIEWS
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YES

Available Training

TEACHING SKILLS
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YES
PROPOSAL WRITING
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YES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
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NO
WRITING
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YES
STATISTICS
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NO
RESEARCH ETHICS
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YES

Administrative Support

ORIENTATION
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YES
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION
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NO
TEACHING / RESEARCH PRIZES
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YES
ON-CAMPUS CONFERENCES
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NO
TRAVEL SUPPORT
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YES
STUDENT WORK SPACE
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION SUPPORT
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NO
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION STAFF
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YES
GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
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YES
DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCEDURE
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NO
PROGRAM COORDINATOR MEETING
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NO

Research Activity

Research Activity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Research activity ranking out of 40 Religion programs


Range of Rankings
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30-39

Research Activity
Source: NRC, 2006

Publications

PUBLICATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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9.8
CITATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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0.0

Grants

PERCENTAGE OF FACULTY WITH GRANTS
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12%

Awards

AWARDS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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0.3

Demographics

Diversity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on a measure of overall diversity. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 40 Religion programs


Range of Rankings
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5-12

Faculty Demographics
Source: NRC, 2006

Percent Female
FEMALE
37%

Percent Minority
MINORITY
9%

Doctorate Recipient Demographics
Source: NRC, 2006

Sex
MALE
51%
FEMALE
49%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS
86%
PERMANENT RESIDENTS
6%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
8%

Race / Ethnicity
MINORITY
8%

Demographics of all Graduate Students at the Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2007

Sex
MALE
47%
FEMALE
53%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
78%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
22%

Race / Ethnicity
BLACK / AFRICAN AMERICAN
4%
AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE
0%
ASIAN
7%
WHITE
64%
HISPANIC / LATINO
2%
UNKNOWN
23%

Full-time Status
FULL TIME
94%
PART TIME
6%

Program Size

Faculty
Source: NRC, 2006

Total faculty members
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99
Interdisciplinary faculty
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0%

Total Students
Source: NRC, 2006

Total
207
First year
34.6

Student-Faculty Ratio
Source: NRC, 2006

Graduate students per faculty member
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2.1

Graduate Degrees
Source: IPEDS, 2005-2009

2005–2009 Theology and Religious Studies degrees from Graduate Theological Union


Contact Information

Contact Information, Program
Source: NRC, 2010


Contact Information

Contact Information, Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2009


Phone

(510) 649-2400 ext. 2400


Location

2400 Ridge Rd, Berkeley, CA 94709


*Value is missing. The value shown is based on the average for other programs in the same field. Learn more.

✝ Data are for all Theology and Religious Studies degree recipients from Graduate Theological Union and may include graduates from more than one program.